By Lawrence Miall, Mary Rudolf, Dominic Smith
Paediatrics at a Glance presents an creation to paediatrics and the issues encountered in baby healthiness as they found in basic, neighborhood and secondary care, from start via to formative years.
Thoroughly up-to-date to mirror adjustments in knowing of adolescence affliction during the last five years, the 4th variation of this best-selling textbook diagrammatically summarises the most differential diagnoses for every featuring symptom, whereas accompanying textual content covers vital issues and prerequisites in addition to administration information.
Paediatrics at a Glance:
• Is an available, hassle-free advisor to the total paediatric curriculum
• Features increased assurance of mental matters and ethics in baby health
• Includes extra on advances in genetics, screening and remedy of adolescence illness
• Contains new video clips of systems and ideas at the spouse website
• encompasses a fresh bankruptcy on Palliative Care - an rising region within the specialty
• Features complete color art throughout
• features a significant other web site at www.ataglanceseries.com/paediatrics featuring interactive self-assessment case studies, MCQs, videos of the methods and ideas coated within the e-book, and hyperlinks to on-line resources
Paediatrics at a Glance is the appropriate significant other for a person approximately to begin a paediatric attachment or module and should entice clinical scholars, junior medical professionals and GP trainees in addition to nursing scholars and different overall healthiness professionals.
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Paediatrics at a glance by Lawrence Miall, Mary Rudolf, Dominic Smith